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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.2018.12
People
Nicolaes Berchem the Elder, Dutch (Haarlem, Netherlands 1620 - 1683 Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Title
Standing Man Seen from Behind
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1660
Culture
Dutch
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black and white chalk on blue paper, mounted
Dimensions
34 x 24.5 cm (13 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.)
Provenance
Possibly Abraham van Boryel. [De Leth, Amsterdam, October 30, 1759, lot A46]. Possibly Johan van der Marck, Leiden. [De Winter, Yver, Amsterdam, November 29, 1775, lot 588]. Possibly Johan Tak, Leiden. [Van de Vinne, Haarlem, October 10, 1780, lot G 479]. Earl of Warwick, sold [through his sale, Sotheby's, London, June 17, 1936, lot 11]. I. Q. van Regteren Altena, Amsterdam. Richard Davis, Minneapolis. [R. M. Light & Co., Boston]. Harold Joachim, Chicago. [R. M. Light & Co., Santa Barbara], sold; to Maida and George Abrams, Boston, 1990
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Promised Gift
Accession Year
2018
Object Number
1.2018.12
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

William W. Robinson, Seventeenth-Century Dutch Drawings: A Selection from the Maida and George Abrams Collection, exh. cat., H. O. Zimman, Inc. (Lynn, MA, 1991), cat. no. 74, pp. 166-167, repr. p. 167

William W. Robinson, Bruegel to Rembrandt: Dutch and Flemish Drawings from the Maida and George Abrams Collection, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2002), cat. no. 93, repr.

Exhibition History

Seventeenth-Century Dutch Drawings: A Selection from the Maida and George Abrams Collection, Rijksprentenkabinet, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 02/23/1991 - 04/18/1991; Albertina Gallery, Vienna, 05/16/1991 - 06/30/1991; Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, 01/22/1992 - 04/22/1992; Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 10/10/1992 - 12/06/1992

Bruegel to Rembrandt: Dutch and Flemish Drawings from the Maida and George Abrams Collection, British Museum, London, 06/13/2002 - 09/22/2002; Institut Néerlandais, Paris, 10/10/2002 - 12/08/2002; Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 03/22/2003 - 07/06/2003

Mirror of Holland: Drawings from the Maida and George Abrams Collection, Part 1, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, 11/20/2010 - 03/06/2011

Subjects and Contexts

Dutch, Flemish, & Netherlandish Drawings

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